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Nebuchadnezzar - a very proud king

King Nebuchadnezzar is humbled by God.
Contributed by Lambsongs
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(Nebuchadnezzar was King of the great Babylonian Empire). ‘I made myself great! I am great and I don’t need God in my life at all,’ he thought. – Slide 1
God was not pleased with this king who thought he didn’t need Him. ‘You will spend some time living like an animal!’ said God. – Slide 2
The proud king started to change how he behaved. He went outside his palace and lived like an animal. – Slide 3
His hair grew long, and his nails grew long. He slept in the cold and he even ate grass. – Slide 4
After a long time the king was sorry. He understood that he needed God to help him to be a good king. – Slide 5
‘I’m sorry!’ cried the King. A big tear trickled down his face and he prayed, ‘I have been foolish and proud. God, I can’t be a good King without your help.’ – Slide 6
The king went back to his palace. He always remembered he needed God every day and that even his kingdom came from God. – Slide 7
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